Articles about Article 19

Civil services exams cannot be postponed, UPSC tells SC

28 Sep 2020

India
Civil services exams cannot be postponed, UPSC tells SC

The upcoming civil services examinations cannot be postponed in light of the coronavirus outbreak, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) told the Supreme Court on Monday.

No coercive action against Facebook executive: Delhi panel tells SC

23 Sep 2020

India
No coercive action against Facebook executive: Delhi panel tells SC

A Delhi Assembly panel on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that it will take no coercive action against Facebook's top executive in India over the social media giant's alleged role in the February Delhi riots.

Seven months later, J&K administration removes social media curbs

04 Mar 2020

India
Seven months later, J&K administration removes social media curbs

In a new development, the administration of newly-formed Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has lifted curbs imposed on social media, reports said on Wednesday. The speed will, however, remain restricted to 2G and these services will not be extended to pre-paid SIMs, the authorities underlined.

This is how Indians are consuming porn

05 Dec 2019

Technology
This is how Indians are consuming porn

Last year in October, the Indian government took the major step of banning porn in the country.

Pornhub, Redtube back in India, with a slight tweak

01 Oct 2019

Technology
Pornhub, Redtube back in India, with a slight tweak

In a major development, Redtube and Pornhub have made a return in India.

FIFA hands Chelsea two consecutive transfer window bans

22 Feb 2019

Sports
FIFA hands Chelsea two consecutive transfer window bans

Premier League giants Chelsea have been hit by a ban by FIFA which will see them not taking part in two consecutive transfer windows.

Maharashtrians, you can bring food from outside to cinema halls!

13 Jul 2018

India
Maharashtrians, you can bring food from outside to cinema halls!

Bringing cheer to the masses, the Maharashtra government has announced that people will now be allowed to bring their own food inside cinema halls and multiplexes.

Right to know: SC, Center want live-streaming of court proceedings

09 Jul 2018

India
Right to know: SC, Center want live-streaming of court proceedings

In a significant move towards transparency, both the Center and the Supreme Court (SC) today favored live-streaming of court proceedings.

Dhanush moves Karnataka HC for 'Kaala' release in the state

05 Jun 2018

Entertainment
Dhanush moves Karnataka HC for 'Kaala' release in the state

"Kaala" producer and Rajnikanth's son-in-law, Dhanush, and his wife Aishwarya have filed a petition in the Karnataka HC seeking directions to the state government and Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce (KFCC) for the smooth release of the film.

Is singing a Hindu prayer in KVs permissible? SC decides

10 Jan 2018

India
Is singing a Hindu prayer in KVs permissible? SC decides

The SC has sent a notice to the Center over the Hindi prayer sung in Kendriya Vidyalayas (KV) around the country in the morning, which, according to a petitioner, promotes Hinduism.

New Cinematograph Act to let government take over Censor Board

13 Jul 2017

India
New Cinematograph Act to let government take over Censor Board

The Draft Bill for the new Cinematograph Act is out and looks like the government will now be able to "take over the certification body under special circumstances".

It's your right to free speech, and others' too

06 Mar 2017

India
It's your right to free speech, and others' too

Free speech is possible only in a free environment, which India hasn't been able to provide.

FIFA fines Spain FA for transfer rules violation

27 Oct 2016

Sports
FIFA fines Spain FA for transfer rules violation

The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has fined Spanish FA (Real Federación Española de Fútbol - RFEF) for violating the players transfer rules.